Is it a hit you’re looking for?

Weekend Financial Times. Openings. 25.11.15

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Waiting for the MOOCs

Weekend Financial Times. Openings. 18.09.15

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The long-term benefits of zapping worm gonads

Weekend Financial Times. Openings. 21.08.15

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The eventual horizon

Weekend Financial Times. Openings. 17.07.2015

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The gifts of eternal Greece

New York Times Op Ed 03.07.2015

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Tom Stoppard’s The Hard Problem

Programme Notes for Tom Stoppard’s play, The Hard Problem, 01.01.15–extended version
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One Republic of Learning

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New York Times, Op Ed, 13.02.2015–extended version. 

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The Diary: Armand Marie Leroi

Weekend Financial Times 23.08.2014

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What is your favourite deep, elegant or beautiful explanation?

Edge 2012: annual question.

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Aristotle at Edge

Edge 2011: Who is the greatest biologist of all time?

 

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A map for the serpentine gallery

Edge 2010: Maps

Serpentine Gallery discussion with John Brockman, Lewis Wolpert and Hans Ulrich Obrist.

 

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Planet Cameron

Swire J, Leroi AM. 2010. Return to Pandora. Trends in Ecology and Evolution  25: 432–433

 

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Nick Dear’s Frankenstein

Leroi AM. 2009. Programme notes for Nick Dear’s Frankenstein, directed by Danny Boyle.

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Scopes revived

Leroi, AM. 2008. Review of  Inherit the Wind,  Old Vic., directed by Trevor Nunn

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David Sedley’s book

Leroi AM. 2008. Creationism and its critics in antiquity. Nature:452:153-154.

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In galapagos

Leroi, AM. 2008. The actual and the possible. Observer, London. 27.04. 08

 

 

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Q&A with current biology

Leroi AM. 2007. Q&A for Current Biology05.07

 

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Exhibition catalogue

Leroi AM. 2007. On the exquisite geometry of joins:  Catalogue for an art exhibition by Shelley Wilson

 

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Neo-cantometrics: a talk with John Brockman

Edge: the song of songs

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Neo-eugenics

Leroi AM. 2006. The future of neo-eugenics. Now that many people approve the elimination of certain genetically defective fetuses, is society closer to screening all fetuses for all known mutations? EMBO Reports. 7:1184-7.

 

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The chuas of Pakistan

Leroi, AM. 2006. What makes us human? Daily Telegraph, London 01.08.06.

 

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On race-2

Leroi AM. 2005. On human diversity.  The Scientist 24.10.05.

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On race-1

Leroi AM. 2005. A Family Tree in Every Gene.  New York Times 14.03.05

 

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The first songs

Leroi AM. 2005. Searching for the Song of Songs. Sunday Times, London. 24.12.0

Edge at the Serpentine Gallery

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Geoffroy’s lobster

Leroi AM. 2005. Le homard de Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire. La Recherche. 01.12.05

 

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Summer reads

Leroi AM. 2005. Hot Reads. Guardian, London 18.06.05

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A bishop’s rectum

Leroi, AM. 2005. The New Hunterian Museum.  Times Higher Education Supplement 09.04.05

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The Razib Khan interviews on GNXP

Ten Questions for Armand Marie Leroi

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Mutants at Edge

Edge 2004: the nature of normal variety

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Review of Wallace Arthur’s book

Leroi AM. 2004. Gentle Biases. Review of Biased Embryos and Evolution by W. Arthur, Nature 430: 294

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We are all mutants-2

Leroi AM. 2004. Mutants, One and All. New Scientist 12.06.04

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We are all mutants-1

Leroi AM. 2004. Why everyone is such a freak.  Times, London 29.05.04

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The Ovitz family

AM. 2004. Tortured in the name of “science”.  Guardian, London 20.05.04

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On beauty

Leroi AM. 2004. The world’s most perfect mutant.  Daily Telegraph, London 19.05.04

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On scientists

Leroi AM. 2004. Addicts to the shock of the new. Times, London 13.11.2004

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Review of Schlosser and Wagner’s book

Leroi AM. 2004. A mania for modules.  Review of Modularity in Development and Evolution by G. Schlosser and G.P. Wagner. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 19: 284-285.

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The virtues of being short

Leroi AM. 2001. Could the future be “survival of the shortest?” The Independent 03.04.01

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Review of Stephen Jay Gould’s book

Leroi AM. 1999. The Giraffe’s Neck. Review of Leonardo’s mountain of clams and the diet of worms by S. J. Gould. Times Literary Supplement 2.07.99

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Review of W.G. Runciman + the Zahavi’s books

Leroi AM. 1998. Sing, prance, ruffle, bellow, bristle and ooze. Review of The Handicap Principle by A. Zahavi and A. Zahavi and The Social Animal by W.G. Runciman. London Review of Books 17.09.98

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Review of Wallace Arthur + Gerhart & Kirschner’s books

Leroi AM. 1998. The burden of the bauplan. Review of The Origin of Animal Body Plans: A Study in Evolutionary Developmental Biology, by W. Arthur, and Cells, Embryos and Evolution, by J. Gerhart and M. Kirschner. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 13: 82-83

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Review of Jared Diamond’s book

Leroi AM. 1997. Why rhino-mounted Bantu never sacked Rome.  Review of Guns, Germs and Steel by J. Diamond. London Review of Books 04.09.97

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Review of Harriet Ritvo’s book

Leroi AM. 1997. The name of the beast.  Review of Buffon by J. Roget and The Platypus, The Mermaid and Other Figments of the Classifying Imagination by H. Ritvo.  London Review of Books 11.12.97

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Review of Henry Gee’s book

Leroi AM. 1997. A Duck Folded in Half. Review of Before the Backbone by H. Gee. London Review of Books. 06.97

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